The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office and the Riley County Police Department are investigating a reported strong armed robbery that occurred on Sunday. The alleged incident happened in the vicinity of 101 E Bluemont in Manhattan around sunset.
Pottawatomie county Sheriff Greg Riat indicated Tuesday afternoon, the victim was a 64 year old man who reported being battered by a male suspect. The victim alleged the male suspect took his blue soft sided lunch bag, which ncontained a pocket knife, tobacco and some change. The victim was taken to a Manhattan hospital with non-lifethreatening injuries. The only description given of the suspect is he is a male, possibly 25-30 years old.
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff Office at 457-3353.